Menlo Park Library’s summer reading program kicks off on June 4

by Linda Hubbard on June 2, 2011

Registration has begun at the Menlo Park Library for its summer reading program for specific offerings for children, teens and adults. Activities include reading books, keep a reading log, writing reviews, entertaining events, and a chance to win prizes. The lineup features music by Jose Luis Orozco, cooking with television personality Joanne Weir, animal education by Wild Things, Inc., and poetry slamming with internationally acclaimed poet and storyteller, Keoloha.

The first adult program – Patrick Hunt: Ten Discoveries that Rewrote History – is Saturday, June 4 at 11:00 am. Archaeologist and Stanford professor Hunt will bring such archaeological discoveries as the Rosetta Stone, Troy, King Tut’s Tomb and the Dead Sea Scrolls to life and explain what they reveal about lost civilizations.

Free van service is available for Menlo Park seniors and people with disabilities. Call (650) 330-2512 for pickup.


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